January 26, 2018

Welcome to Rob Nelson, PharmD as Director of Pharmacy Operations!

We are pleased to announce that Rob Nelson will serve as Vital Care Inc.'s Director of Pharmacy Operations. He is responsible for helping each of Vital Care's teams and directors in areas of support for establishing and improving successful pharmacy operations at Vital Care franchise pharmacies.

Prior to joining Vital Care, Rob spent over 12 years at Eliza Coffee Memorial Hospital in Florence, AL as a Clinical Pharmacist, Director of Clinical Services, and most recently as Director of Pharmacy. He also spent 9 years as a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist and assisted in the management of the Pharmacy Residency Program for PGY1 residents at Huntsville Hospital. He has held many roles in the past with organizations, including President of the Alabama Society of Health-System Pharmacists. He was also appointed by the governor to the Alabama Board of Pharmacy in 2007 and served 5 years. He is also Board Certified in Pharmacotherapy and has spent much of his career helping manage patients in the hospital with therapies such as anti-infectives, parenteral and enteral nutrition and various infusion therapies.

Rob received his Bachelor of Science in Biology from Samford University, his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy and PharmD from Samford University and completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency at Saint Thomas Hospital in Nashville, TN.

Rob grew up in Demopolis, AL and has family that still reside there and in communities close to Meridian. He met his wife, Natalie, who is also a pharmacist, while in school at Samford. They have 2 sons, Andrew and Jared. Rob enjoys spending time with family and enjoys hobbies, such as hunting, lawn care, landscaping and golfing.